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05 September 2018 Current Events India to take on Sri Lanka in Dhaka Today

India, the defending champion is going to take on Sri Lanka at South Asian Football Federation Cup(SAFF) in Dhaka today. India has earlier won the title of this regional title seven times out of eleven editions. Other than India Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Bangladesh are the participating countries in the tournament.




India Bagged Gold Medal in Men's Pair Bridge Event in Asian Games

India bagged a gold medal in Men’s Pair Bridge Event, in Asian Games 2018 when Pranab Bhardan and Shibhnath Sarkar after scoring 384 points in the Finals. With this India bagged their 15th Gold Medal in the Asian Games. The silver and bronze was taken by China and Indonesia.Bridge is introduced in the Asian Games this year, and it is a matter of extreme pride for the country for finishing as a topper in the Men’s Pair.


India to take on Sri Lanka in Dhaka Today

India, the defending champion is going to take on Sri Lanka at South Asian Football Federation Cup(SAFF) in Dhaka today. India has earlier won the title of this regional title seven times out of eleven editions. Other than India Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan, Bhutan, and Bangladesh are the participating countries in the tournament.

India Bagged Gold Medal in Men's Pair Bridge Event in Asian Games

India bagged a gold medal in Men’s Pair Bridge Event, in Asian Games 2018 when Pranab Bhardan and Shibhnath Sarkar after scoring 384 points in the Finals. With this India bagged their 15th Gold Medal in the Asian Games. The silver and bronze was taken by China and Indonesia.Bridge is introduced in the Asian Games this year, and it is a matter of extreme pride for the country for finishing as a topper in the Men’s Pair.

Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman wins gold, becomes first Indian heptathlete to achieve this success.

Swapna Barman made India proud by winning a gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 and becoming the first Indian heptathlete to achieve this success. Even though, she was suffering from severe tooth ache during her game, she left no stones unturned in producing the best performance of her career till now. 

Asian Games 2018: P V Sindhu wins silver medal, becomes first Indian shuttler to achieve this

Ace shuttler P V Sindhu won a silver medal at the games and became the first Indian to achieve such a triumph in badminton. She lost the match to Tai Tzu-Ying from Taipei, China.

Asian Games 2018: Shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold in 25m pistol category, makes games record

Shooter Rahi Sarnobat became a star on the fourth day of the 2018 Asian Games after winning a gold medal in the 25m pistol competition. She attained big triumph after scoring 34 in the finals making a games record. 

Asian Games 2018: Shooters Ravi Kumar and Apurvi Chandela win bronze for India

Indian shooters Ravi Kumar and Apurvi Chandela have jointly won a bronze medal under 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team category. They scored a total of 429.9 in the final match.

Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Bajrang Punia wins gold for India in 65 kg category

Bajrang Punia, an Indian wrestler, made India proud by winning a gold medal under 65 kg category in the Asian games yesterday. This good news came as a big relief for the country after Sushil Kumar failed to claim a gold medal after losing to Bahrain's Adam Batirov under 74 kg category in the games. 

India vs England, Second Test Match, Day 1: Incessant rains cancel match at Lords

The day 1 of the second test of India vs England Test Series was indeed frustrating for both the teams. The persistent rains did not let the match to happen between India and England at Lord's on Thursday. The match was canceled at 4:50 pm without a ball being bowled. Now the remaining four matches will have 96 overs each to compensate for the lost time.

PV Sindhu wins silver in World Championships in Nanjing, China

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won a silver medal in World Championships in Nanjing, China. She lost the final match to the Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain and came second in the tournament for the second time.    

Virat Kohli tops in ICC rankings for Test Batsmen category

Indian skipper and captain Virat Kohli tops in the ICC Rankings for the Test Batsmen category after scoring an amazing century in the opening test match series against England in Birmingham. After this achievement, Virat became the first Indian batsmen to attain this position after Sachin Tendulkar in June 2011. 

PV Sindhu enters semi-finals of World Badminton Championships at Nanjing, China

PV Sindhu has reached into the semi-finals of the World Badminton Championships at Nanjing, China, last night with her impeccable performance. She defeated Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the last night match and is the sole Indian who made it to the semi-finals of this Championships. 

India vs England: Test match 1, Day 3: India at 110/5, require 84 more runs to win against England

India scored 110 runs at stumps chasing the target of 194 runs and losing five wickets in their second innings on Friday. The unbeaten Captain Virat Kohli (43) and Dinesh Kartik (18) were at play and India required 84 more runs to achieve the target of 194. England bowling team led by Stuart Broad took half the wickets of the Indian team under beneficial overcast conditions. The England team demonstrated good bowling techniques in the match, sometimes making the batting challenging for the Indian batsmen.

India Vs England: Test Match 1 Day 2 update

Day 2 of the first test match witnessed exciting inning played by the Indian skipper Virat Kohli at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. He scored a total of 149 runs on the second day of the first test before wrapping up for the day at 274 runs. This was Virat's 22nd century in the test cricket series at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham. Sam Churran also showcased impressive bowling taking four wickets in his kitty.

India vs England, 1st Test Match, Day 1 update: A good start for India

This match was a steady start for India against England as the Indian team managed to send the hosts backs to the pavilion with 287 runs in the first innings. Sam Curran brought England again on its foot by taking the wickets of K L Rahul and Murali Vijay in the same over. Yesterday's match showed how swiftly the events can take a drastic turn in the test matches. Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root not only crossed the half-century mark but also the score of 216/3 on the scoreboard. With this performance, they were about to take the match away from the hands of the touring side, when the Indian captain, Virat Kohli ran out Root at 80 runs. The Indian team took five more wickets after Root till stumps. England only managed to add 69 runs more to the total score and wrapped up the match with 285/9. 

India secures its place in Women's Hockey World Cup

India has won itself a place in the knock-out stage of the Women's Hockey World Cup which is to be held in London. This news came after the women players of the Indian Hockey Team delivered an astounding performance in the last night's match. The semi-finals of this match are scheduled for Saturday and the Final match is slated for Sunday. 

SAI shortlists 734 athletes for Khelo-India scholarships

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has shortlisted 734 athletes for the Khelo-India scholarship. This Khelo India Talent Development Scheme was formulated to develop sporting talent in the country. These shortlisted candidates will be given training at the government certified residential academics.

India wins 1st ODI against England by 8 wickets

India claimed victory against England by 8 wickets with 59 balls to spare in the 1st ODI at Trent Bridge on Thursday. With a tough target of 269 to chase, Rohit and Dhawan got India off to the best possible starts. Kuldeep Yadav befuddled England batsmen with a captivating spell before Rohit Sharma’s great century saw India move to an eight-wicket victory in the first ODI. 

Deepika Kumari wins gold at Salt Lake World Cup in individual recurve final

Archer Deepika Kumari, who previously won four silver medals at an Archery World Cup stage, has finally succeeded in getting gold for India at Salt Lake. It is her first individual gold in five years at the Salt Lake World Cup. She competed against  Germany’s Michelle Kroppen and won by 7-3  in the recurve final. After this triumph, she will be representing India at the Archery World Cup Final in Samsun, Turkey in October.

Chennai Super Kings: The Ultimate Kings of IPL 2018

The Chennai Super Kings won the IPL 2018 against the SunRisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the high-voltage clash at the overcrowded Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. All credit goes to Shane Watson's unbeaten 117 runs off 57 balls, that ultimately turned the match in favor of the CSK. It was an astounding comeback by the team after serving two years of the ban.

IPL 2018:Kings XI Punjab won by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad, all credit goes to Chris Gayle's stupendous batting

The team of Kings XI Punjab marked a remarkable win by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad in yesterday's match in Mohali. All credit goes to Chris Gayle for scoring 104-runs off 63-balls leading to the victory of its team by 15-runs. It was Gayle’s sixth century in the overall IPL seasons. After this match, Chris Gayle became the first player who has scored a century in the IPL 2018.




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